Daycares - Preschools



 - French Immersion



In San Francisco



Au P’tit Monde

French immersion preschool for 2-5 years old children.

Flexible 2,3,4,5 days a week programs.

Very good reputation among parents regarding the staff enthousiasm, the environment (bright wide rooms, convenient outdoor area) and the served meals (organic - prepared at the school). More info.

New location opens in 2014 in Palo Alto.

1227 39th avenue (Sunset)

Au P'tit Monde on Facebook




Les Petits Canards

Family daycare with French immersion.

12 children from 18 monthes to 4 years old. Close to the Golden Gate Park. Monday through Thursday.

A super motivated and dedicated french mom, Fabienne, launched this daycare. She offers a lot of creative activities for our "petits canards" who have a lot of opportunities to go out and enjoy the GGP. Pretty warm and friendly environment. Lunches are prepared and cooked with care.



Color Me French

Located on Clement Street, in a great area (Arsicault is just 2 blocks away on Arguello), Karine Leung, the Director, has been developing a program focused on art. Great plus : the outdoor area.

125 Clement Street 

Inner Richmond 



Les Kidz de San Francisco

Located south of Mont Davidson.

Lise opened this preschool with bilingualism and kids harmonious development at heart. All the families who chose les Kidz are very enthusiastic about their experience.


75 Coventry Court - Miraloma

South of Mont Davidson






Les Petits Artistes

Preschool taught primarily in French for 2-4 years old kids.

The program is based on music, french songs, art, body expression, cooking, gardening, environment awareness... Lunches are organic and kids will even bake their own bread or cook their own jam.

Marylène is also offering summer camps.



La Marelle

French immersion with native French speaking teachers.

740 Ellsworth Street - Bernal Heights



French Playdate

Offers camps and classes to toddlers to older kids (to 14 years old): French Playschool, French pre-K, French playdate, et French photo class.

696 Edinburgh street

Excelsior district



La Maison des Oiseaux

Emmanuelle, a former teacher at FAIS and Lycée Français of San Francisco opened her own daycare in 2014 in the Mission. Her purpose is to offer a French immersion environment so that her kids can smoothly and easily move forward at FAIS or the LFSF. And that's exactly what's happening.

Castro District



La Farandole

Sophie has been teaching 2 to 5 years old kids since 2013 at this location. 

32 Mateo Street - Glen Park




East Bay


Les Petits Francophones

Near Lake Merritt, Les Petits Francophones offers full and partial time for 21/2 to 5 years old kids.

2101 Livingston Street, Oakland


Les Boutchou (French Immersion)

Vanessa, who is French, opened her home based daycare, les Boutchou, in Emeryville. She is accepting young kids until 42 months. The daycare has an outdoor space with play structure.


East Bay - Emeryville







A la Vanille

Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. The website looks appealing and friendly.

South San Francisco



Au P’tit Monde

French immersion preschool for 2-5 years old children.

Flexible 2,3,4,5 days a week programs.

This location opened in 2014. Au P'tit Monde has another location in San Francisco that is opened since 2004.

1980 Clarke Avenue  E. Palo Alto, California 94303



Petits Confettis  - Business is closed

Created by a team of professional and passionate French teachers, Petits Confettis is a new concept of 'flexible' French immersion preschool welcoming Francophone and Anglophone children from 3 to 5 years old.

A mix between France and United States Curriculum Standards as they follow the structure of the French Education Ministry, while adhering to the American guidelines. After attending the school, students are prepared to enter French or American Kindergarten.
2,3 or 5 days a week.
Petits Confettis is also offering French summer camps.
Los Altos



French American Kids in Sunnyvale

A French American daycare, located in a nice house with a large outdoor space. The main teacher Florence is French. It is open to every children, from 18 month to 4 years old, whether they speak French or not. This address was recommended to us by a mum from the daycare.

Cordilleras ave, Sunnyvale.



Universe of colors

In san Mateo, Universe of colors offers prechools for 2 to 5 years old kids, but also offers to come to you for after school programs for example or play groups at home.





Le Petit Jardin

in San Anselmo (Marin County), Le Petit Jardin offers frenc immersion classes for 2 to 5 years old kids.








If French Immersion is not your main purpose, you can check the website that offers a good guidance to find a great place for your child.